Will Pemerkasa+ keep the economy afloat?

The Pemerkasa+ aid package was announced by the prime minister, ahead of the two-week lockdown.

BFM speaks to Lee Hwok-Aun, Senior Fellow with the Malaysian Studies Programme, Iseas-Yusof Ishak Institute; Justin Ong a risk advisory leader at Deloitte; and Iskandar Fareez, communications director at Research for Social Advancement, to take a look at the key aspects of the RM40bn package and how effective it is in addressing the current concerns of the people.

Next, BFM discusses how businesses will fare with the additional aid before examining the three-month pay cut for ministers and their deputies.


Produced by: Loo Juosie, Tasha Fusil, Kelvin Yee and Azlyna Mohd Noor
Presented by: Sharmilla Ganesan and Lee Chwi Lynn

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